In 2017, Wilmington, NC had a population of 115k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $43,867. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wilmington, NC grew from 113,724 to 115,261, a 1.35% increase and its median household income grew from $43,855 to $43,867, a 0.0274% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilmington, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.68%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%). N/A% of the people in Wilmington, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wilmington, NC are University of North Carolina Wilmington (4,204 degrees awarded in 2017), Cape Fear Community College (1,922 degrees), and Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (691 degrees).
The median property value in Wilmington, NC is $232,900, and the homeownership rate is 44.5%. Most people in Wilmington, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilmington, NC is 2 cars per household.